Head of Technical

Ref: 47329_1637857336
Posted: 25/11/2021
Location: Stevenage
Salary: Negotiable

Apply to Louise Johnston-Allen

Website Hunter Selection

Head of Technical
Car allowance, 5% EE & 10% ER pension, 3 x life cover, 26 days holiday and family medical cover

An established Food Manufacturer, family owned for decades and now part of a larger group, are looking for a Head of Technical to join the business.

This is a crucial role within the business working with the Chief Executive and the senior leadership team to develop strategies and build on the Company’s strengths.

Working within the Food industry, this role would best suit a Technical Manager Qualified to degree level in Food Science, microbiology or a related discipline.

Role & Responsibilities:

*Develop, plan and implement a strategy for the Technical and Quality team
*Actively promote health, safety and environmental awareness across all sites
*Deliver Technical and Quality objectives and guide the function ensuring maximum effectiveness
*Work with Operations to improve business and manufacturing processes
*Lead and oversee the Company’s Quality Management and Food Safety Systems
*Direct and deliver regulatory provision to ensure legal compliance and protect brand reputation.
*Handle regulatory changes that may impact existing product lines, new product development and business growth
*Maintain contact with trade associations, technical bodies and research associations
*Manage relationships with customers and suppliers
*Develop and control annual budgets

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

*Qualified to degree level in Food Science, Microbiology or a related discipline – Essential
*5 + years’ experience in a Technical / QA / Regulatory Affairs senior managerial level role

Shifts & Benefits Package:

*Benefits:- Car allowance, 5% EE & 10% ER pension, 3 x life cover, 26 days holiday and family medical cover

To apply please email your CV / resume to louise@hunterselection.co.uk

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